The eldest swordswoman was stunned and unable to raise her head. South Korea’s women’s sabre team, aiming for a third straight Asian Games title, won bronze in the team event.
The South Korean team of Yoon Ji-soo (30), Hong Ha-eun (24-Seoul), Jeon Eun-hye (26-Incheon Jung-gu Office) and Choi Se-bin (23-Jeonnam-do) lost 42-45 to Japan in the semifinals of the women’s sabre team event at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Hangzhou University of Electronic Arts Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China, on Monday.
Team bronze medal. Asian Games fencing awards bronze medals to both semifinal losers in both the individual and team events.
Spearheaded by world champion Masaki Emura, ranked No. 2 by the Fencing International Federation (FIE), Japan took a 10-3 lead in rounds one and two. 카지노사이트
But Choi Se-bin scored six points in the third and Jeon Eun-hye scored nine in the fourth to close the gap, and when Choi returned to the piste in the fifth, she outscored Masaki 7-1 to take a 25-21 lead.
The Koreans held a 40-31 lead through eight rounds, but Yoon Ji-soo was outscored 2-14 by Masaki in the final nine.
“I was so bad, I don’t know what to say,” Yoon said after the match. “My juniors played well and led me through this match. If I had played well, we could have made it to the final, but I’m disappointed.
” Yoon Ji-soo was the youngest member of the team that won the first ever Asian Games women’s sabre team title in Incheon in 2014, and this time she was the oldest, leading the way to a third consecutive Asian Games title, but it didn’t happen.
Yoon Ji-soo, also known as the daughter of KBO talent donor Yoon Hak-gil, a right-handed pitcher for the Lotte Giants in the 80s and 90s who holds the record for most career complete games (100), won a gold medal in the women’s individual sabre event on Sept. 26. Since middle school, she has stuck to a grueling routine of starting her day’s workout by looking up at the stars at dawn, a routine she says she has “no concept of liking or disliking.
” After falling to the ground, the veteran swordswoman was comforted by her juniors.